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Clinical Trials: Occupational Therapy

Source: University of Tennessee
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the benefits of a structured occupational/physical therapy program on upper extremity morbidity for patients who have received bilateral breast reconstruction in comparison to a home therapy program and no post-operative therapy. Hypothesis: Patients who engage in therapist-supervised occupational therapy following bilateral breast reconstruction have less upper extremity morbidity than those patients who ... Read More
Last Updated: 27 Jul 2014
Source: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
This study will evaluate the use of the personal computer (PC) in occupational therapy. The results of the study will help occupational therapists develop improved treatment activities using PCs. Patients enrolled in various NIH clinical trials who are referred for occupational therapy may be eligible for this study. Each patient will have at least four computer sessions within 6 months. They will use the PC to achieve goals they set for themselves-for ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Mar 2008
Source: Barron Associates, Inc.
Virtual Occupational Therapy Application (VOTA) combines low-cost human motion tracking, commercial game engine technology, and evidence-based Occupational Therapy (OT) practice in a computer-based virtual world in which stroke patients practice activities of daily living (ADLs). The protocol investigates the efficacy of VOTA therapy for Upper Extremity (UE) motor recovery and assesses system usability and user acceptance. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Mar 2016
Source: University of Southern Denmark
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of occupational therapy, in shape of activities of daily living, for cancer patients. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2011
Source: University of California, San Francisco
This study integrates a model of occupational-therapy based cognitive rehabilitation as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for cocaine abusers. We hypothesize that cognitive impairment and quality of life would improve and that cocaine use would decrease in those participants receiving occupational-therapy based cognitive rehabilitation. Read More
Last Updated: 11 May 2016
Source: Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete
Objectives: To compare the benefits of structured occupational therapy intervention by a single geriatric therapist with the benefits of the conventional treatment model in the functional recovery of patients admitted to an acute geriatric unit. Design: Non-pharmacological randomised clinical trial. Setting: Acute Geriatric Unit, Albacete, Spain. Participants: The trial included 400 patients admitted consecutively over 6 months to an acute geriatric unit ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Apr 2010
Source: Leiden University Medical Center
In this study we aim to assess whether unsolicited occupational therapy compared to no therapy can decelerate the increase in disability in high-risk elderly. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Jan 2006
Source: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
This cluster randomized waiting-list controlled pilot study will evaluate the effectiveness of pain management group activity organized by the OH on pain intensity and associated disability, and co-occurrence of mental or sleep problem in patients with chronic pain. Read More
Last Updated: 15 Nov 2016
Source: Radboud University
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of occupational therapy in Parkinson's disease. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Aug 2014
Source: Universidad de Granada
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a chronic condition involving an impairment in functionality and in the execution of activities of daily life. The hypothesis of this study is that an occupational therapy intervention added to a physiotherapy program and a medical treatment increase the functionality and the quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Read More
Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016
Source: Clalit Health Services
This study evaluates the efficacy of Occupational Therapy intervention to promote participation in everyday occupation of preschool children with mild developmental disabilities. Read More
Last Updated: 20 May 2016
Source: Radboud University
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of community occupational therapy in older patients with mild ot moderate dementia and their primary caregivers. Read More
Last Updated: 15 Nov 2011
Source: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
The goal of this research study is to learn if inpatient occupational therapy can help patients in the Palliative Care Unit (PCU). Read More
Last Updated: 09 Jan 2017
Source: University of Chile
This is a randomized, controlled trial to compare the efficacy of two strategies of non-pharmacological prevention of delirium in critically non-ventilated older patients: - standard non-pharmacological prevention - intensive nonpharmacological prevention (standard non-pharmacological prevention plus early and intensive occupational therapy). Read More
Last Updated: 18 May 2014
Source: University of Extremadura
To assess the effectiveness of the Stimulation of Activities of Daily Living (SADL) Occupational Therapy programme on the independence of ADL by persons with dementia who are institutionalized. This programme is based on the recovery of the cognitive functions. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014
Source: University of Southampton
This study tested the hypothesis that there would be a difference in the 12 month progression of structural hand impairment and hand function between a group of patients with early RA who received static resting splints and those that did not. Read More
Last Updated: 15 May 2007
Source: Radboud University
The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility of a RCT evaluating the effectiveness of occupational therapy in Parkinson's disease. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Mar 2011
Source: Barretos Cancer Hospital
Pain is one of the most incapacitating symptoms because it is a complex experience that includes sensory and emotional perceptions, in which sensory, affective, cognitive, behavioral, cultural and social characteristics interact. Around 79% of advanced cancer cases present pain. There is evidence that non-pharmacological therapeutic activities are useful for controlling oncological pain and other symptoms resulting from such diseases. This study ... Read More
Last Updated: 30 Mar 2014
Source: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
The purpose of this study is to discover the health status of occupational drivers. The health status includes data collection of body mass index, blood pressure, central obesity, anxiety scale scores, smoking habit and related cessation therapy, etc. Read More
Last Updated: 20 Jul 2010
Source: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
To date, there are no studies that demonstrate that the intervention of Occupational Therapy (OT) in patients considered to be complex, regardless of diagnosis, could improve clinical and functional outcome for the patient. For this reason, we intend to undertake a study that will allow us to deepen the knowledge about the impact of the OT on in-hospital patients considered "complex" according to the assessment by the Rehabilitation Complexity Scale (RCS ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 May 2015
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